Imagine that the International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation, sensing a chance to make more money, phone up Hockey Canada president Bob Nicholson tomorrow and announce to him that they've decided to let Canada ice a second team in the men's Olympic hockey tournament in Vancouver.
Then, Nicholson holds a news conference and announces that ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun was chosen as the GM and Scott Burnside as the assistant GM for Team Canada B. Pretty obvious choices, in my mind.
One hour later, here's the team I would announce to the world:
Now, imagine how pumped my Canadian shadow team would be in its Olympic quarterfinal against the real Team Canada. You think anyone would pay a few bucks to witness that baby?
Late update: A reader pointed out Shane Doan. I can't believe I forgot to add him, as well. Again, too much talent!